Which Downtown Chicago Condo Do You Prefer?

Posted by Ted Guarnero admin on Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 at 2:59pm.

Downtown Chicago Condos For SaleJust as in music, movies, clothing, or cuisine, people have different tastes when it comes to real estate for sale in Chicago. Some buyers prefer an urban style loft for sale in the West Loop while others may seek a luxurious high-rise condo in Streeterville with an array of building and living amenities. Of course whatever your preference, one real estate type certainly isn’t better or worse than another and again, it all comes down to what you happen to like.

So for fun, I’m going to present two different condos for sale in Chicago—both with the same purchase price. Both condos are situated in high-rise buildings in downtown Chicago, however, one is located in the River North neighborhood, while the other is in Chicago’s Gold Coast right off Lake Shore Drive. As any Chicagoan would tell you, location play a big role in deciding where to live, so perhaps the address may sway your option on which condo you would prefer, or maybe it’s the difference in interior finishes that ultimately is the determining factor.

As mentioned, the purchase price for both condos is exactly the same at $540,000 and other information on each residence is listed below. So, the big question is, which condo do YOU prefer? Feel free to comment below and let us know some of the you look for in a new condo for sale in downtown Chicago!

Condo #1:1100 North Lake Shore Drive #11C, Chicago, IL

1100 North Lake Shore Drive 11C, Chicago, IL 1100 North Lake Shore Drive #11C in Chicago's Gold Coast is a 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom duplex with elegant finishes and loads of living space. With approximately 2,160 square feet of living space, 1100 North Lake Shore Drive #11C features a spacious open floor plan, an updated kitchen, a generously-sized master bath and an in-unit washer and dryer. Building amenities at 1100 North Lake Shore Drive include a recently revamped lobby high-speed elevators, a state-of-the-art exercise facility and a 24-hour door man.  Please note, showings for 1100 North Lake Shore Drive #11C in Chicago's highly sought after Gold Coast neighborhood require 48 hours notice.

Condo #2: 500 West Superior Street, Chicago, IL

500 West Superior #813, Chicago, IL 500 West Superior Street #813 is a fabulous upgraded condo residence located in the trendy River North neighborhood of downtown Chicago. Situated in the most sought after tier at 500 West Superior-The Montgomery, condo #813 boasts 10 foot floor-to-ceiling windows that open up to a private terrace & east-facing city views, brand-new light-oak hardwood floors, a built in surround sound system, electronic blinds, and a custom kitchen complete with soapstone countertops, upgraded cabinetry, and a built-in wine cooler. 500 West Superior #813 also houses spa quality baths and two custom, walk-in closets. Included in the purchase price of $540,000, 500 West Superior #813 also includes a flat-screen TV, stereo equipment, and a garage space.   


Ted Guarnero, REALTOR® is a full-time real estate agent with over 1000 homes sold and $400 million in sales.  Working with Compass real estate offering professional and effective real estate services to help you succeed in the local real estate market. Visit www.seeChicagorealestate.com for information on downtown Chicago real estate and to get in touch with an expert in the Chicago real estate market. Before you hire your next Realtor call Ted Guarnero 855-See-Chicago, it's on the House !


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